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Do Existing Policies and Social Services Meet Needs of Immigrant and Refugee Children? 

Do Existing Policies and Social Services Meet Needs of Immigrant and Refugee Children? 

Houston Matters microphonesWe discuss the social services available for children from immigrant and refugee families, and the challenges of meeting their needs, with Alan Dettlaff, dean and chair of the University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work, and James “Terry” Keel, president and CEO of The Children’s Center, Inc.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →